JAMES CROCKETT CHRISMAN, 87, of Radford, passed away Monday, November 9, 2009 at the Radford Nursing & Rehab. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during WWII and retired Postal Carrier with 35 years of service. Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Anne Peterson Chrisman of Radford; two sons and daughters-in-law, Craig and Anne Chrisman of Radford and David and Jennifer Chrisman of Sandston; five grandchildren Rev. Timothy Chrisman, Dr. Micah Chrisman, Taylor Chrisman, Preston Chrisman and Parker Chrisman; two great-grandchildren Kaylee and Emily Chrisman; two sisters-in-law, Martha Ward and Louise Osborne, both of Dublin; and a brother-in-law, Bill Peterson of Dublin.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Radford with Dr. Paul Lane and Rev. Kent Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens in Dublin where members of VFW Post #776 will conduct military graveside rites. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 215 Third Avenue, Radford, VA 24141 or the Alzheimers Assoc., Blue Ridge Chapter, 2728 Colonial Ave., Suite 2, Roanoke, VA 24003.
The Chrisman family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.